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Creating Connections for Global Pro Bono

October 27, 2023

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

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WCC 3018

Please join us for a discussion with Carolina Henriquez-Schmitz LLM ’07, Director of TrustLaw. Henriquez-Schmitz is an international attorney who has spent over a decade working to educate and empower lawyers to be proactive leaders in driving social change. TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono legal service, connecting high-impact NGOs and social enterprises working to create social and environmental change with law firms and corporate legal teams, to provide them with free legal assistance. With a community of more than 6,500 members in over 190 countries, TrustLaw is the world’s largest global pro bono network.

Ms. Henriquez-Schmitz will explore some of the strengths of this global network and its impact as well as exploring some of the challenges and lessons learned as the network has grown.

This event is a part of National Pro Bono Week 2023, hosted by the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs and co-sponsored by the HLS Coalition of International Students and Global Affairs and Harvard African Law Association.

Lunch from PokeWorks will be provided.

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